Sws Level 1 Volunteer

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Sws Level 1 Volunteer - Quiz

Basic knowledge required to be cleared as a LEVEL ONE volunteer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many volunteer "levels" are there, not counting new volunteers at Level "0"?

    Explanation
    There are FIVE volunteer levels. Our program is based on knowledge, experience and training with the animals. Level 1 requirements (12 volunteer hours and passing quiz), Level 2 requirements (25 volunteer hours and passing quiz), Level 3 requirements (50 volunteer hours and passing quiz), Level 4 animal introduction requirements (Level 3 volunteer and an additional 25 volunteer hours working on own, and / or BOD approval), Level 4 requirements (100 volunteer hours, successful interaction with at least one Level 4 animal, and passing quiz). Level 5 volunteers require a year without any significant time off.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following are important required safety items? (choose the best answer)

    • A.

      A) Two-way radio

    • B.

      B) Rubber work boots

    • C.

      C) Air horn

    • D.

      D) Air horn and radio

    Correct Answer
    D. D) Air horn and radio
    Explanation
    An air horn and two-way radio is required for all volunteers cleaning and going into enclosures

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  • 3. 

    The front entry gate can be left open to allow guests easy entry.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The front gate is our perimeter gate and provides an extra measure of security and safety for our animals. "Open a gate - Close a gate" should always be your mantra.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following items should NOT be fed to canines? (choose the best answer)

    • A.

      Carrots

    • B.

      Fish

    • C.

      Broccoli

    • D.

      Corn

    Correct Answer
    D. Corn
    Explanation
    Corn is just a common filler in inexpensive dog food and serves no purpose to the animals.

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  • 5. 

    Volunteers need to schedule in advance and call in when unable to fulfill their commitment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Volunteers should call the person training them for that day if they cannot make it to the sanctuary. Those volunteers committed to a specific task should make every effort to find coverage (e.g., feeding or an event). The Volunteer Coordinator is Sue Stefanelli and her phone is 239-370-3211. The sanctuary is the last number that should be called since messages do not get checked until late most days: 239-455-1698.

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  • 6. 

    When can you go into Level 2 enclosures by yourself?

    • A.

      When I finish 12 hours in the little animals

    • B.

      After I have worked with someone else in a wolf enclosure at least 2 times prior

    • C.

      When you complete the Level 2 tests

    Correct Answer
    C. When you complete the Level 2 tests
    Explanation
    You should have completed 25 hours with the little animals and wolves, then you can take the test.

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  • 7. 

    Small animal food (pellets) is stored where? (choose the best answer)

    • A.

      Back Porch

    • B.

      Office

    • C.

      The chest in the kitchen by the sliding door

    • D.

      Garage

    Correct Answer
    C. The chest in the kitchen by the sliding door
    Explanation
    Mork's mealy worms, prairie dog food, etc is located in or on top of the treasure chest by the sliding glass door going into the kitchen

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  • 8. 

    The mice are kept behind who's enclosure?

    Correct Answer
    Bobleo, Bobleos, Bob leo, Leo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bobleo, Bobleos, Bob leo, Leo. This suggests that the mice are kept behind the enclosures of these individuals or entities.

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  • 9. 

    The foxes and tortoises are omnivores...meaning they will eat almost anything including fruit, vegetables, and even meal worms or meat/insects.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The tortoies are also fed cactus and a variety of grasses.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is most likely to make an escape attempt and will requre extra special care while cleaning or feeding? (choose the best answer)

    • A.

      Tortoises

    • B.

      Sugar Gliders

    • C.

      Prairie Dogs

    • D.

      Foxes

    Correct Answer
    C. Prairie Dogs
    Explanation
    The prairie dogs have the most unsecured enclosures. If a prairie dog escapes while you are cleaning the enclosure, there are bite gloves located on top of their enclosure. Notify a senior volunteer or Nancy. They can't bite you through those gloves, so please be prepared to round them up with the gloves on.

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  • 11. 

    Where are the mealy worms and mice food  kept? (choose the best answer)

    • A.

      In the Chest by the door

    • B.

      In the garage

    • C.

      By the cat food

    • D.

      In the cabinet above the microwave

    • E.

      Defrosting with the chicken

    Correct Answer
    A. In the Chest by the door
    Explanation
    The mealy worms and mice food are kept in the chest by the door.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following supplies are NOT optional for cleaning the bigger foxes and wolf enclosures (choose all correct answers):

    • A.

      Pooper Scooper OR Shovel & Small Rake combo

    • B.

      Bucket

    • C.

      Hose

    • D.

      Gloves

    • E.

      Mucking boots

    • F.

      Cleaning solution

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Pooper Scooper OR Shovel & Small Rake combo
    B. Bucket
    C. Hose
    F. Cleaning solution
    Explanation
    There are many supplies you need to take with you before cleaning animal enclosures. You must have a rake, bucket, Odo-Ban, a scrub brush (to clean chicken off the fencing and for water buckets). Gloves and boots are optional

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  • 13. 

    The difference between tortoises and turtles is that tortoises can swim and turtles cannot.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Tortoises CAN NOT swim. Please teach everyone that no turtle or tortoise should be put in water. Help them cross the street in the direction they are going, but not to be placed in water.

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  • 14. 

    The large foxes and coyotes are fed _________ times per week.

    Correct Answer
    4, four
    Explanation
    The bigger foxes and coyote are on the same feeding schedule as the wolves and big cats. The bobcat and smaller animals are fed daily (prairie dogs, Cricket, tortoises, and Melbourne.

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  • 15. 

    The main difference between and light cleaning and heavy cleaning is...

    • A.

      On a heavy clean day we just change drinking water and rake

    • B.

      On heavy cleaning days all tubs are scrubbed inside and out and drinking water, rake and pick up poop

    • C.

      On light days we change the water in the tubs

    • D.

      On light days we just pick up poop

    Correct Answer
    B. On heavy cleaning days all tubs are scrubbed inside and out and drinking water, rake and pick up poop
    Explanation
    The only difference between light and heavy cleanings are the tubs. All water buckets should be scrubbed and refilled daily. On heavy days, we put Odo-ban in the tub, bail out that good smelling stuff to areas in the enclosures. Then scrub the tub inside and out and refill with fresh water, making sure all Odo-ban is rinsed out.

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  • 16. 

    If an animals steals something like a brush, what do you do?

    • A.

      Chase the animal down and take it from them even if it risks being bit

    • B.

      Tell them to drop it.

    • C.

      Wait until they become bored with it or trade something better (toys, treats, etc)

    • D.

      Wait in the enclosure, no matter how long, for them to drop it.

    Correct Answer
    C. Wait until they become bored with it or trade something better (toys, treats, etc)
    Explanation
    You should never, ever take something from an animal. If they take something that's safe for them, let them have it until they become bored. If they take someones glasses or something unsafe, please use a treat to exchange the item with them.

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  • 17. 

    I must call a Level 5 volunteer if cleaning Level 5 lockdown animals to shift them.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Please do not open any guillotines when working with Tybe, Morgan or Yuki. A level 5 volunteer must do this for you.

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